California's Deafheaven came to Tampa Bay on their current tour with French metallers Alcest. With their ferocious mix of Black Metal, Indie Rock, Shoegaze and Screamo, the band made a huge positive impression on the crowd. They were promoting their debut recording Roads To Judah. Images snagged on a Nikon D-90, Nikkor Lens 19-105mmm f: 3.5 and Tamron 28-75 mm f:2.5.
French Metallers Alcest brought their ethereal mix of Black Metal and Shoegaze to the legendary Crowbar in Tampa Bay on March 21th, 2012. It was a night filled with plenty of magical moments and an intimate atmosphere. The band focused on playing cuts from their recent, highly acclaimed album Les Voyages De L'Ame, as well as songs from all previous recordings. The night was captured using a Nikon D-90, Nikkor Lens 19-105mmm f: 3.5 and Tamron 28-75 mm f:2.5.
Hunter City Madness killed in Brockville at the end of November. They played an insane set, and as a special treat for the audience, were even joined by Today I Caught The Plague's vocalist Dave Journeaux for a song. Amazing performance from all members! Images snagged on a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
Polarity put on an incredible show on November 10th in Ottawa. Lead by vocalist Jasmine Virginia, the band really impressed the crowd with a killer performance. Through their set they truly created an amazing energy within the room.
Canadian singer/songwriter LIGHTS stopped here in Ottawa to perform a killer set on November 23rd. The energy was amazing and the crowd was absolutely ecstatic to see her perform. Her set included both songs from her latest album Siberia as well as her first full length The Listening, and fans got to enjoy an encore which included an acoustic version of "Cactus In The Valley". Insane show!
Lifestory : Monologue headlined at Cafe Dekcuf earlier this month and truly blew the whole crowd away. Amazing energy, amazing stage presence, one of the best sets I have seen in a long time. They really got the audience going and absolutely killed it. The slaughter was caught on a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
The Flatliners, one of my personal favourite bands, played an amazing show on the night of October 16th, co-headlining with Living With Lions. They played a solid set, balancing older with more recent songs, and totally killed it. Amazing energy from both the band and the crowd! Photos taken with a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
Dinosaur Bones performed an amazing set on the night of October 7th, playing a number of songs off their latest release titled My Divider. They had not performed in Ottawa in quite some time, it was a pleasure for fans to welcome them back after so long. The set absolutely did not disappoint! Images via a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
This Is A Standoff played an amazing and energetic set in Ottawa on the night of October 28th. This show was part of their first cross-Canada tour in two years, Ottawa was certainly stoked on being able to welcome them back! They headined that night and put on a killer show. Images taken with a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
Akoufen, a Franco-Ontarian punk/rock band, started the night off at Mavericks on October 28th, opening for Sparrows and This Is A Standoff. This 4-piece group put on a great show, starting the night off on an amazing note. Awesome set photographed with a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
Toronto's Brighter Brightest stopped by Ottawa's Cafe Dekcuf whilst on tour with Lifestory:Monologue, and put on an outstanding show. They performed a bunch of songs from their recently released full length titled Right For Me, including the single "Everyday". Amazing energy and killer set! We shot the energy on a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
Ottawa punk band Landslider performed a sick set as one of the openers for Sparrows and This Is A Standoff. This 4 piece band really started the night off on an amazing note, I'd love to see them again! Sickness shot with a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f/2.8.
Sparrows, a 4 piece band from Ottawa, Ontario, stopped in their hometown on the night of October 28th to perform while on tour with This Is A Standoff.
Underoath played an absolutely insane show this past weekend, including an encore! They headlined with both old and new songs and the whole thing just did not disappoint! Amazing way to end a killer show.
Broadway Calls, a three-piece punk-rock band from the States, performed a sick set at Mavericks in Ottawa last week. They opened for Living With Lions and The Flatliners and along with The Arteries, really set the energy for the night. Amazing performance! Images via a Nikon D90, 14-24 mm f/2.8.
Living With Lions are without a doubt, one of my favourite bands to photograph live! They played an absolutely killer set for a crowd who definitely was not afraid to get right into the performance. Great set and amazing energy combined made the whole thing a blast to shoot! Images taken on a Nikon D90, 14-24 mm f/2.8.
UK punk band The Arteries put on an insanely fantastic show the other night, opening for headlining band The Flatliners. I had never heard of them before, but they absolutely blew me away and would love to see them back in Canada again soon! We snagged some pics on a Nikon D90; 14-24mm f/2.8.
The Strain, a young band who is fairly new to the Ottawa music scene, performed a great set at Mavericks on the night of October 7th. They came all the way from Wakefield to play and definitely started the night off on an amazing note! Their energy was shot with a Nikon D90, 14-24 mm f/2.8.
The Chariot KILLED IT in Montreal on Saturday. They performed on the floor right in the middle of the crowd, creating an absolutely insane show. This photographer was blown away (and not for the first time). I got these images with my Nikon D90, 14-24mm f.2.8 & 50mm f/1.8.
American hardcore band This Is Hell played a killer, high-energy set in Montreal on October 8th. Opening for The Chariot, Comeback Kid and Underoath, This Is Hell performed an amazing set that definitely left a more than positive impression on the crowd. I'd be stoked to see them around again! Check the pics taken on a Nikon D90, 14-24mm f.2.8 & 50mm f/1.8.